Batman: Gotham Knights - Gilded City #1

Writer: Evan Narcisse Artist: Abel Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 26, 2022 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 4
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7.2User Rating

A mysterious virus has infected Gotham City-turning its victims into rabid, yellow-irised maniacs driven to looting, theft, and bursts of anger. Batman and his Gotham Knights struggle to keep this strange virus contained while investigating its origins. But this is not the first time this unusual illness has overtaken the city. Take a trip to Gotham in the mid-1800s and meet the city's first masked vigilante-the mysterious hero known only as the Runaway-as they, too, find themselves mired in the mystery of this infection! This thrilling and horrific tale, split between modern-day Gotham and the Gotham of 1847, leads directly into the upcoming more

  • 8.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Oct 25, 2022

    Overall, as a video game tie-in I'm not sure of the link, but this would work just as well if it was just a new evergreen Bat-comic. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - Chris Coplan Oct 25, 2022

    While most video game tie-in titles are iffy, this one makes bold story and design choices to potentially set itself apart. Read Full Review

  • 7.0 - Evan Valentine Oct 26, 2022

    Narcisse has a good understanding of the Bat Family here and while the premiere issue might have some rough spots such as the "Fear of Missing Out", Gilded City pulls itself above and beyond normal video game tie-in comics. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Oct 26, 2022

    Its a video game tie-in. Its a good video game tie-in that seems to navigate pretty well under its own power. But its still a video game tie-in. The story is enjoyable, though. Narcisse and Abel bring a fun energy to the premise, but it will remain to be seen if it has much life beyond the fact that its promoting the big push for the new game.  Read Full Review

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